Category Archive for 'psychology'

familiarity breeds…?

Friday, October 21st, 2011

Familiarity breed contempt, when one is judgemental. Familiarity can breed synergy when one is non-judgemental. Some people may be interesting to get to know at first, but after a while once we get to know a bit more about the darker sides over time, a distance starts developing. Prejudices, grudges and so on keep on […]

some entertainment…

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

  “These are things we know that we know … there are things that we know we don’t know. But there are also unknown unknowns. There are things we don’t know we don’t know.” ~ Donald Rumsfeld Oprah Winfrey hosted a series of 10 live webinars with a very interesting teacher – a German born, […]

intellectual but heartless

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

Extremely intelligent and ‘well-educated’, Anders Behring Breivik learnt to make his own bomb using chemicals from fertilizers, use sophisticated weaponry, and plot and execute the whole thing. But SO completely cold and heartless. From the news…

roadside fun

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

If we observe the reactions of the people, it gives us a clue about how our mind expects things to be in a certain way. It shows how this merely mechanical mental machinery comes to a halt, when it comes across the unexpected! 😛 To be aware is to breathe life into the machinery.

aaruhitavaru ninage?

Sunday, June 12th, 2011

Purandara Dasara haaDu… rendered for a Kannada TV Serial… Lyrics from

can over a lakh of people be wrong?

Monday, June 6th, 2011

This was the question I was asked by a senior friend, when I said something critical about Yoga guru Baba Ramdev. I agree he’s got some very valid points, and the cause he’s taken up of uprooting corruption is undoubtedly a very valuable one. But being in such a prominent position, he shouldn’t be making […]

molting process

Sunday, June 5th, 2011

If we consider a snake, over time, it gets a new skin, and its old skin dies. Its not easy for the snake to get rid of the old skin. It has to wriggle through rocks and narrow spaces and put in considerable effort to get rid of the old skin. Its quite uncomfortable – […]

obituary of Sanjay

Saturday, June 4th, 2011

Bangalore — Sanjay Mysoremutt, 36, died Thursday, June 2, 2011 at Bangalore. He leaves among others, his almost 4 year old jovial son, his affectionate wife, his caring mother and sister, family around the globe and many wonderful friends. He was, arguably not to an unreasonable extent, a gluttonous, slothful, inconsiderate, indifferent, professionally complacent, hypocritical, […]

luck at home

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Yesterday evening’s rain was phenomenal – they were the strongest winds I’d ever seen. From our 10th floor the view of the neighbouring building looked like a waterfall, with water flowing horizontally, it was an amazing sight! I had closed our window because the water usually comes in through it, but I had not known […]

total perspective vortex: video?!

Monday, August 17th, 2009

I’ve mentioned earlier in one of the posts, that the first time I came across the Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy, it was just a very funny science fiction book that I read end to end – a laugh riot! Many years later, had chanced across it and read it again. This second read of […]